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7273FW: Invitation to a Lecture "From Slovakia to America: TheImmigration Experience"

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  • Gregory J Kopchak
    Mar 1, 2004
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      The Slovak American Society of Washington in cooperation with the Embassy of
      Slovakia presents a lecture by Dr. Michael J. Kopanic

      ³From Slovakia to America: The Immigration Experience²

      on Saturday, March 6, 2004
      2:00-4:00 p.m.

      Embassy of Slovakia
      3523 International Court, NW
      Washington, D.C., 20008

      Free Admission

      Dr. Michael J. Kopanic is one of the foremost American specialists in Slovak
      and Slovak-American history. His specialization in Slovak affairs is
      grounded in a wide-ranging background in modern European history, politics,
      and sociology, with a focus on Central and Eastern Europe, as well as
      Russia. In addition to teaching and lecturing, Dr. Kopanic has written
      numerous articles and reviews, and has contributed to many publications.
      Many Slovak-Americans will recognize him as a regular contributor to Jednota
      and for his genealogical work on the Slovak Surname Project, as a specialist
      on Spis County.
      Dr. Kopanic is currently a faculty member at St. Francis University in
      Loretto, Pennsylvania, and is on-line professor with Corinthian Colleges.
      Dr. Kopanic holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh, an M.A. from
      the University of Notre Dame, and a B.A. from Youngstown State University.He
      has also studied at the University of Toronto and has done research at
      Comenius University in Bratislava

      Dr. Kopanic¹s lecture will focus on Slovak immigration and will be
      supplemented by maps and a video.

      For more information, please call Ken Bombara at (703) 851-6035.

      Directions to the Embassy of Slovakia:

      From the Beltway north of D.C.: Take Wisconsin Ave. south to Van Ness St.,
      NW. Turn left onto Van Ness and proceed east, crossing the intersections of
      Van Ness with 38th St., 37th St., and Reno Road. Just east of Reno Rd.,
      turn left (north) onto International Court. If you reach Connecticut Ave.,
      you have gone too far on Van Ness. The Slovak Embassy is on the east side
      of the cul-de-sac at the north end of International Court, next to the
      Egyptian Embassy.

      From downtown DC: Take Connecticut Ave. north to Van Ness St, NW. Turn
      left onto Van Ness, proceed west about 500 yards, and turn right onto
      International Court (if you reach Reno Road you have gone too far). The
      Slovak Embassy is on the east side of the cul-de-sac at the north end of
      International Court, next to the Egyptian Embassy.

      Parking: Garage parking is available at the Van Ness Center on Connecticut
      Ave. Limited on-street parking is available on Van Ness, 36th St., and
      International Court.

      Metro: The Van Ness-UDC Metro stop on the Red Line is just north of the
      intersection of Van Ness and Connecticut. It is approximately a10-minute
      walk to the Slovak Embassy.

      Press Office, Embassy of Slovakia
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